Lynn grew up in Adelaide, owned her own business and was a keen volunteer with schools and charities. She was diagnosed with Breast Cancer in 2000 and from then her journey began into raising awareness of cancer.
Lynn has been involved with dragon boat racing since 2001 and has helped set up three teams in Malaysia. She is also the Public Relations Officer for cancer survivor dragon boat teams in Adelaide, Malaysia and Murray Bridge.
A retired Rotarian, Lynn also assists with promoting awareness of Ovarian Cancer. Lynn won the Council of the Ageing (COTA) Every Generation award in 2009 and 2012 for promoting involvement in physical activity for the over 50’s.